Are Go Cubes the Future of Coffee?

Sweet, portable, convenient, affordable, and better than a cup of coffee. These are a few claims made by Nootrobox about Go Cubes. Go Cubes are chewable gummy squares made from cold brew coffee, designed for an on-the-go energy boost when you don’t have time to sit...

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Fidget Cube: A Desk Toy for the Restless

This one goes out to all the nervous nail biters, leg bouncers, pen clickers, and thumb twiddlers. Fidget Cube is a toy designed with buttons, switches, gears, and more for seamless and non-destructive fidgeting. The crowdfunded project has already raised over $1...

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How Genetics Impact Health Benefits

How does coffee really affect our bodies? It turns out the answer is more complicated and unclear than you might expect. Studies upon studies have been done on the long-term health of regular coffee drinkers, with mixed results. Some conclude that consuming coffee...

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RWANDA PEABERRY

Tasting notes: Citrus, vanilla, white grape Use: drip, filter, press Roast: Medium Grind: Medium-Fine Dose: 60g/L Process: Washed Producer: Misozi Kopakama Co-operative We are getting great feedback on this coffee, customers are loving it!  Rwandan coffee is coming up...

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Cold Brew: North America’s Newest Sweetheart

  Everyone has heard of cold brew, but do you really know what it is? How does it differ from iced coffee? The answer is quite simple. Iced coffee can be made with either hot or cold brewed coffee, and this summer, cold brew is officially in. Cold brew coffee...

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MATCHA GREEN TEA

  We are now stocking Matcha Green Tea powder.  This Japanese green tea is pure and made from the whole leaf, which is ground to a fine powder. One of the benefits is that the complete nutritional value of the green leaf is intact. including a high level of...

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Darkness to Light Recap

Darkness to Light Recap. CAMH’s mental health awareness event was a huge success!  Six of us stayed awake from darkness to sunrise at 6 am, and collectively we raised just under $2 000!  Velvet Sunrise has decided to match this amount in donations.  Thank you so much...

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Coffee Craft – Jute Coffee Bag Upcycling

Why not kick up your craft a few notches with some coffee bag upcycling?  Many kilos of green coffee beans arrive at our roastery every week in jute coffee bags. What do we do with the bags after the beans have been emptied out for roasting? We transform them into...

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